Rolling Thunder 2

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Description

A follow-up to the original Rolling Thunder, this is a "shoot-the-bad-guys-and-save-the-world" game. A terrorist group has taken out the world information flow and, as either a guy named Albert Ross or a woman named Leila, you must stop them. You can also get weapons that pack more of a punch than your ordinary hand gun. The original Arcade version of Rolling Thunder 2 supports two-player cooperative play.

The Genesis conversion is single-player only, but instead it introduces several new stages with new enemies and bosses. The original stages have been tweaked to provide more cover points and bonus items; also two new weapons were added - a laser and a flamethrower. The storyline cutscenes between the stages were expanded. This version introduces a password system that allows the players to continue from any previously visited stage.

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Rolling Thunder 2 Arcade Intro: the new face of Geldra
Rolling Thunder 2 Genesis Title screen
Rolling Thunder 2 Arcade Machine gun power
Rolling Thunder 2 Genesis Fighting more than ten enemies at once is not uncommon.

Alternate Titles

  • "RT2" -- Common abbreviation
  • "ローリングサンダー2" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Rolling thunder-- a nice little game Genesis paul cairey (321)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Genesis Dec, 1991 5 out of 5 100
Sega Force Genesis Jan 14, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Mean Machines Genesis Jan, 1992 85 out of 100 85
1UP! Genesis May 21, 2009 83 out of 100 83
Sega-16.com Genesis Jul 26, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Life Wii Dec 08, 2007 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Feb, 1992 9 out of 12 75
Video Games Genesis Feb, 1992 72 out of 100 72
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Genesis Jul 28, 2008 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Wii Jan 16, 2008 6 out of 10 60

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